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Viking social structure and gender roles in Scandinavia based on burials and grave goods
The Vikings have always been a mysterious culture particularly the women who lived in that time and the questions that surround them. This paper looks to answer some inquiries by examining specific burials and the meanings ...
Impact of a militaristic society: a study on the Hittites
The purpose of this study is to better understand the relationship between the military, the economy, and the societal collapse of the Hittites, a militaristic society. The Hittite empire suffered from many problems near ...
Mesolithic health and subsistence at Langhnaj and Mahadaha, India
The late Mesolithic period in India saw the emergence of agriculture in the Harappan civilization. From here agriculture spread east and south replacing hunting and gathering. Health throughout the world changed as agriculture ...
Nubian a-group and Egyptian Naqada trade relations in the predynastic
The archaeological study of interregional trade provides the unique opportunity to reconstruct not only the foreign relations of cultures that are no longer in existence, but also how these relations evolved over extended ...
Strategic middlemen: ?b Monongahela, Mohawk, and Meskwaki settlements in a trade landscape
North America was home to a vast set of trade networks both prehistorically and historically. In several instances key passages within these networks were controlled by societies who acted as middlemen. This position allowed ...
Greeks in Ptolemaic Egypt: inter-cultural influences in Naukratis
This study analyzes the interactions between Greek colonists and native Egyptians at the site of Naukratis through the material remains found there. Initial excavations by Petrie and Gardener are discussed as well as recent ...